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While cyclists can sustain worse injuries in an accident involving a motor vehicle, that doesn't necessarily mean that the driver is always at fault. So much depends on the road, the rules, and the context of the accident. Here are some things to know when it comes to liability in car versus…

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In 2019, 38,800 people were estimated to have lost their lives in car crashes. Another 4.4 million had serious injuries associated with car crashes and they required medical attention. Although…

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Buses are a chosen mode of transportation for many Chicago commuters. Unfortunately, these heavy vehicles can cause serious injuries to passengers and other vehicles on the road.  There are…

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Victims of sexual abuse contend with a lot of trauma, but sometimes even more so when confronting their perpetrator in a childhood sexual abuse case. If you or your child is dealing with this difficult situation,…

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With the rise of sexual abuse cases against the Boy Scouts of America and their recent announcement of bankruptcy, many victims are asking how the process works and how they can file a civil lawsuit against their child's perpetrator.

Currently, all…

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There has been a huge upset relating to the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) within the last couple of years. Not only have they been experiencing a decline in memberships, but they have had an incredible amount of Boy Scouts come forward with sexual abuse claims. In fact, there have been so many…

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In 2010, Mr. Kerry Lewis of Portland, Oregon, sued the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) for sexual abuse that happened from his scout leader in the 1980s. He was awarded $1.9 million in compensation and punitive damages for his case. His lawsuit led to the revelation that the Boy Scouts of America…

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Summer has arrived, and that means it's time to take off pool covers and lounge poolside whenever we get the chance. Bask in that warm air and sunshine, and take a dip in the pool to cool off -- but don't forget to put safety measures in place while you're at it.


Cooney & Conway Lawyer Megan Fahey Monty

Cooney & Conway Attorney, Megan Fahey Monty, has been elected to the Illinois State Bar Association Assembly to represent the First Judicial District- Cook County. The Assembly, made up of just over 200 lawyer-members, creates policies for the  Illinois State Bar Association. The…